Depression Counselling in Edmonton, AB.

Leading therapy for major depression, bipolar, postpartum depression, SAD and mood disorders in Edmonton, Alberta.


Paul Sussman, Ph.D., L.Psych.(AB), L.Psych.(GA)
Depression Counsellor

Paul Sussman, Ph.D., L.Psych.(AB), L.Psych.(GA)

Licensed Psychologist, Alberta and Georgia

14307 - 80 Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta T5R 3K2 | 780-424-5592

Depression is the common cold of psychology. Like anxiety and stress, depression is quite commonly reported by consumers of psychotherapy. I am experienced, comfortable, and patient with treating depression. I am neither strongly opposed nor strongly supportive of pharmacotherapeutics. I engage an approach that is personal-growth-centered and as independent of the medical model as is possible.

Samantha Pekh, M.A.,
Depression Counsellor

Samantha Pekh, M.A.,

Registered Psychologist, Clinical Director, PsychSolutions, Inc.

16880-111 Ave, Edmonton, Alberta T8N 6T3 | 7807109567

Depression is a mood disorder that can cause a persistent feeling of sadness and loss of interest that can interfere with daily functioning. Reaching out for help is a step towards wellness. Symptoms of depression can vary from person to person, but it is a very treatable condition. Therapy for depression helps you overcome the feelings of hopelessness and despair and to gain control of your life.

Jim Chalmers, M.A.
Depression Counsellor

Jim Chalmers, M.A.

Registered Psychologist

#302, 10140 - 117 Street, Edmonton, Alberta T5K 1X3 | 780-482-6215 ext 224

Depression is something that can arise at any moment in time due to a certain event in someones life. Someone with depression may feel lost, hopeless or down at times. Depression is treatable and after the clients seek treatment they will experience increased energy, feel more "positive" about life and have relief from emotional suffering. Treatment will help the person find hope and regain control of their life.

Steve Jukes, M.Sc. in MFT, R.Psych.
Depression Counsellor

Steve Jukes, M.Sc. in MFT, R.Psych.

Registered Psychologist

#312, 9707 110 Street (Edmonton Psychological Group), Edmonton, Alberta T5K 2L9 | 780 454 0162

While there are many causes and contributors to depression, a common approach to working with it involves challenging negative thinking. Hurtful or damaging stories we tell ourselves tend to lead to feelings of hopelessness and sadness, which in turn, manifest as depression. At least in part, therapy for depression involves exploring the roots of negative thinking whereby its legitimacy is safely challenged. By undermining these hurtful thoughts, we are more inclined to experience preferred emotions, and a more enjoyable outcome. Clients that engage this process tend to find relief from depressive symptoms and live a more fulfilling life with more options available to them.

Fresh Hope Counselling, R. Psych, RSW, MSW
Depression Counsellor

Fresh Hope Counselling, R. Psych, RSW, MSW

Registered Psychologists and Master's Level Social Workers

17321 - 108 Avenue NW, Edmonton, Alberta T5S 1G2 | (780) 487-3456

I use a Cognitive-Behavioural approach to treating depression, along with a holistic approach of bringing health to the mental, emotional, physical and spiritual realms of a person. Depression affects a person on all these levels and therefore needs to be treated that way. You can expect to learn skills, increase awareness of negative thought patterns and change them, and implement changes to your lifestyle which will help battle depression.

SunRise Psychology Centre, LCSW, RCSW, CSW, MSW, CHT
Depression Counsellor

SunRise Psychology Centre, LCSW, RCSW, CSW, MSW, CHT

Registered Psychologists, Registered Provisional Psychologists, Psychology Interns

6038, Currents Drive, Windermere, Edmonton NW, T6W 0L7 | 1 780 784 0833

Depression are serious and can severely debilitate a person to a point of no return. Lingering depression can be fatal and the suicide risk can be overwhelming. Therefore it is important that family and friends encourage patients to seek help. Psychotherapy has proven to be highly effective in treating depressions, and combined with medication can give very rapid improvements in overall functioning. At SunRise we work very diligently at first improving the building blocks of life 1) Sleep 2) Diet 3) Physical Exercise 4) Socializing and 5) Planning forward. Working your way out of a depression is possible ~ and how rewarding it is to help patients find a rich and fulfilling life again

Sasha Campbell, BA, MA Counselling Psychology
Depression Counsellor

Sasha Campbell, BA, MA Counselling Psychology

Registered Provisional Psychologist

9915B 82 Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta T6E 1Z1 | 587-907-8944

My approach to depression is combined with the help of a Doctor and /or Psychiatrist. I feel as though using medication with psychotherapy is the best remedy available for those suffering from depression. Many of my sessions will focus on removal of past thoughts and ruminations of the past situation. I also use other forms of therapy such as Emotional Freedom Technique and parts of DBT.

Laura Kennedy, MA, R. Psych.
Depression Counsellor

Laura Kennedy, MA, R. Psych.

Registered Psychologist

11309-100 Ave., Edmonton, Alberta T5K 0J3 | 780-756-7020

Depression can become a heavy weight, dragging down our energy and coloring our perception of our entire world. Life can even seem pointless, but it doesn’t have to be this way. Counselling can help provide essential therapeutic support to heal symptoms of depression. I provide an open and honest space in which to express your thoughts and feelings, understand the roots of the depression, learn effective coping skills to manage and heal symptoms, and regain feelings of hope and pleasure in living.

Cory Hrushka, Ph.d., C.S. D.S.T. NCPC, NCCE
Depression Counsellor

Cory Hrushka, Ph.d., C.S. D.S.T. NCPC, NCCE

Registered Psychologist, Certified Diplomate of Sex Therapy

2532 Ellwood Dr SW, Edmonton, Alberta T6X 0A9 | 780-461-1717

Cognitive behavior therapy has been found to be one of the most effective treatment modalities for working with depression issues. Clients can expect to gain an understanding of the roots of their depression and/or anxiety, the possible treatment outcomes and be able to have hands-on experience for working through ones depression if they are working with Cory. The ultimate goal is to help clients regain control of their lives.

Ann Marie Dewhurst, PhD
Depression Counsellor

Ann Marie Dewhurst, PhD

Registered Psychologist

9412 91 Street, Edmonton, Alberta T6C 3P4 | 7804855119

Depression is a whole body experience. I support clients in making change through creating a holistic plan. By exploring the thoughts, feelings and physical aspects of the depression that is experienced, we look for the most effective place to intervene. I rely heavily on cognitive behavioural therapy, hypnosis, mindfulness, gentle movement, and narrative therapy techniques to support change.

Tamara Hanoski, Ph.D, R.Psych
Depression Counsellor

Tamara Hanoski, Ph.D, R.Psych

Registered Psychologist

9690 182 Street, Edmonton, Alberta T5T 6M1 | (780)604-8704

Many people believe that in order to be "strong," they need to bury their feelings and keep them hidden from others. Over time, this can backfire, as feelings can build and take over, leaving a person feeling down and depressed, or overwhelmed. I work with clients not only to work through feelings of anger, resentment, hurt, and sadness that have built up, but to develop new habits of self-care, assertiveness, boundaries, healthy expression of feelings, communication, and stress management so that this does not occur again in the future. By doing this, they can become a more well-rounded person, who feels free to express feelings as they arise, and no longer carries them with them.

Tarah Hook, Ph.D.
Depression Counsellor

Tarah Hook, Ph.D.

Registered Psychologist

7 Saint Anne Street, , St. Albert, Alberta T8N 2X4 | (780)224-1237

Depression, sadness, anger, social withdrawal, hopelessness... these are all ways our inner pain may be expressed. Dr. Hook can help you make sense of your thoughts and feelings, and help you regain your sense of well-being. As you start to put the pieces together and understand the reasons for your thoughts, feelings, and behaviours, you will find you have the ability to make meaningful, lasting changes!

Doreen Foy, M.Sc.(MFT)
Depression Counsellor

Doreen Foy, M.Sc.(MFT)

Registered Psychologist

#204 Princeton Place, 10339 - 124 St. NW, Edmonton, Alberta T5N 3W1 | 780-424-0783

The role of psychotherapy in treating depression is to help the person develop good coping strategies for dealing with everyday stressors. Benefits to be gained from therapy in treating depression include helping reduce stress in your life; it can give you a new perspective on problems with family, friends, or co-workers; it can make it easier to stick to your medical treatment; you can use it to learn how to cope with side effects from depression medication; you learn ways to talk to other people about your condition; it helps catch early signs of clinical depression.



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Are you ready to experience new freedom? Thank you for visiting our Alberta search of licensed therapists in Edmonton who specialize in helping people overcome sadness, treat major depression and mood disorders such as bipolar, postpartum depression, and seasonal affective disorder (SAD). Feeling down, lonely, and depressed can affect us at any station in life. Sometimes the cause may be physiological (such as hormonal or due to medication), it may be emotional, environmental, psychological or any combination of the above. Counselling for recovery and restoration from depression by a top rated therapist in Edmonton will help you climb back up and start living your dreams again.

Edmonton is located in Alberta, Canada. It has a land area of 685.25 square kilometers.  The population of Edmonton is nearly 1 million people with 360,828 households . The population ranking for Edmonton is #5 nationally and #2 for the province of Alberta with a density of 1360.90 people per sq km. Edmonton therapists serve postal code: T5K.